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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, John

Michael Magliari.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1148 words.

Marsh, John (05 June 1799–24 September 1856), California ranchero and physician, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of John Marsh and Mary “Polly” Brown, farmers. After graduating...

Marsh, (Graham) Barrie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Medicine and Health. 167 words.

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Born 18 July 1935; s of Ernest Heaps Marsh and Laura Greenhalgh Marsh; m 1961, Nancy Smith;...

Marsh, Gordon Victor

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 177 words.

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Born 14 May 1929; s of late Ven. Wilfred Carter Marsh, Devil’s Lake, North Dakota, USA and Rosalie (née Holliday); m Millicent, e d of late Christopher Thomas and...

Marsh, Sir Henry, first baronet (1790–1860), physician

Laurence M. Geary.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 911 words.

Marsh, Sir Henry, first baronet (1790–1860), physician, was born at Loughrea, co. Galway, son of Robert Marsh, rector of Killinane, co. Galway, and Sophia, daughter of William Wolseley,...

marsh gas

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in swamps, etc. It may contain any of several odoriferous gases, but its principal component is usually methane, which is...

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marsh gas

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 34 words.

The gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in swamps, etc. It may contain any of several odoriferous gases,

marsh gas

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 35 words.

The gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic matter in swamps, etc. It may contain any of several odoriferous gases, but its principal component is usually ...

Marshes in Southern Iraq

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 429 words.

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Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner, The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution

James Reed.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 1020 words.

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Musculoskeletal Medicine and Surgery. By A. Merrick, D. R. Marsh and J. G. Andrew. £19.95. Harcourt Publishers Ltd, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 2000. ISBN 044 305 6986.

B. Hazleman.

in Rheumatology

July 2001; p ublished online July 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 469 words.

Cell Adhesion and Human Disease (1995). J. Marsh and J. A. Goode (eds). Ciba Foundation Symposium 189. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Chichester. Price: £. ISBN: 0-47-195279-6

T. J. McCann.

in The European Journal of Orthodontics

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. 0 words.

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malaria

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 275 words.

(ague, marsh fever, periodic fever, paludism) n. an infectious disease due to the presence of

EaA cells

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An insect cell line used for baculovirus-based expression. Derived from the salt marsh caterpillar Estigmene acrea.

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bulrush

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A wild plant common in ponds and marshes (correctly the false bulrush or common reedmace, Typha latifolia). The young sprouts and shoots can be eaten in salads, the pollen is used as a...

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EaA cells

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 18 words.

An insect cell line used for baculovirus-based expression. Derived from the salt marsh caterpillar Estigmene acrea.

methane

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 81 words.

Syn: marsh gas, fire damp. The simplest hydrocarbon in the paraffin series, an odorless, flammable gas, explosive when

Long-term histological follow-up of people with coeliac disease in a UK teaching hospital

J.M. Hutchinson, N.P. West, G.G. Robins and P.D. Howdle.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

July 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 3539 words.

Background: Coeliac disease is a relatively common condition which is usually managed by placing patients on a gluten free diet. Follow up biopsies to confirm histological...

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wetlands

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 102 words.

Open water habitat, e.g., in coastal tidal zones or inland marshes and waterlogged country adjacent to lakes and rivers. Wetlands

Cooper, Sir Alfred (1838–1908), surgeon

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 732 words.

Cooper, Sir Alfred (1838–1908), surgeon, born at Norwich on 28 December 1838, was the son of William Cooper, at one time recorder of Ipswich, and his wife, Anna Marsh. In April 1850 Cooper...